SXSW 2009 (day 5)

Sunday, March 22 The official parties and showcases are over and recovery begins for most. However, there’s an annual Sunday gathering for brunch at Opal Devine’s for many of us. I’ve only gone the last two years, back in 1995 (my first SXSW) I wasn’t on the Postcard list yet. And SXSW was a completely […]

SXSW 2009 (day 4)

Saturday, March 21 Thankfully, I woke up feeling much better than the previous night. I decided to try and keep it relatively low key in the morning, during the first part of the day. I wanted to go to the Yorkshire party, but I decided to go to the Twangfest party. With such an incredible […]

SXSW 2009 (Day 3)

Friday, March 20 Once again, I was up for breakfast relatively early. And out the door for a fully scheduled day, however…. Over the last couple of years, between car accidents and other health issues, I’m somewhat baffled at my ability to take on SXSW. The problem with me is that I never know what […]

SXSW 2009 (Day 2)

Thursday March 19, 2009 I got up and had breakfast at the hotel. made to order omelets ROCK! and Francesca even more so for getting us the free breakfast coupons! I made certain to be up and ready to go, because I had to get over to the first day of the Twangfest parties. I […]

SXSW 2009 (Day 1, plus some)

While I got started early in my preparation for SXSW this year, I still ran out of time. I found in the preparation I did, was that nothing was really jumping out at me as a must see. Since 2008 saw my first SXSW in 13 years, and the whole event had changed so dramatically […]

The Twitchhiker (March 7 & 8, 2009)

I started my twitter account ages ago, however, I never really updated it. I figured why would anyone care where I was or what I was doing at any given moment. Then I realized, I wouldn’t have to tweet everything. Plus, SXSW ’09 was coming up and those of us on Postcard from Hell would […]

Top Albums of 2008

I’ve been having a bit of a busy January and now it’s almost over! I have a lot of catching up to do! I realize I never got around to posting my top records of 2008. I got a bit overwhelmed with it and instead of just not contributing one to the various music lists […]

not a very good December….

just when I think everything’s going great again…so far December 2008 has not been good to me. I’ve really been in good spirits up until recent events.December 8th, car accident…literally *JUST* after I’ve finally gotten over the one from February 6, 2005.then, I end up with an upper respiratory and ear infection, which started December […]